Yet even as I soak in the love of what I have, as I delight in watching the interaction of my children, my heart aches for my child in heaven. I long for my family's circle to be complete.
21 For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 22 But if I live on in the flesh, this will mean fruit from my labor; yet what I shall choose I cannot tell. 23 For I am hard-pressed between the two, having a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better. 24 Nevertheless to remain in the flesh is more needful for you.